Education was the central focus of Gov. Nathan Deal's State of the State address Wednesday, with the state leader arguing it is vital to two other issues facing the state: prison reform and jobs.
When Principal David Moody envisioned World Language Academy six years ago, he knew it would be a place for students to be instructed in both English and Spanish.
Nearly 100 residents attended a meeting Monday in Gainesville with speakers against education standards that have been adopted by multiple states in the country, including Georgia.
Schools across Georgia may be asking for extra credit when the state releases their annual scores in the coming weeks.
Hugs, tears and laughter were shared Sunday as a community gathered to mourn the loss of two Dawson County men whose bodies were found a little over a week after they had first been reported missing.
Four years ago, Jeremy Sharp's friend died from a drug overdose while the people around him would not call 911 for fear they would get themselves in legal trouble.
As teaching candidates prepare for extra challenges on the way to earning certification, college leaders welcome the assessment but worry it may become a roadblock.
When teachers Jennifer Ezell and Michelle Cantrell recently toured elementary schools locally and around the state, they were impressed with front entrances.
A partnership between Gainesville City Schools and Lanier Technical College has the double benefit of bringing more adult education classes to Gainesville, as well as an option for high school students who want to get a jump-start on their college education.
Hall County Board of Education Post 2 member Brian Sloan announced Thursday his intention to run again for the position.
The Hall County Board of Commissioners is not guilty of any "prosecutable" violations of open meetings laws related to how it manages its agenda, the state attorney general's office said after an investigation last month.
Drainage issues continue to plague the Gainesville High gym, but fixes being made over the next few weeks should prevent any future flooding problems.
Fair Street School has been open since October, but it looked like school officials were still moving in Wednesday as the media center stood nearly empty.
Georgia now has more than $50 million in the bank to promote and increase early childhood learning opportunities, with an overall goal of better preparing children for later academic success.
South Hall businessman and Republican Mark Pettitt announced Wednesday he plans to seek the Post 2 seat on the Hall County Board of Education, currently held by Brian Sloan.
On the screen behind Candace Kendle, an image flashed of two separate brain scans.
As the next year's state budget takes one step closer to reality, local schools continue to cheer as increased funding looks more like a certainty.
A memorial service is planned today for a Riverside Military Academy student who died Tuesday from injuries sustained in a pedestrian accident.
The high in Burlington, Vt., today is expected to be around 20.
Riverside Military Academy officials have confirmed an 18-year-old student has died from injuries sustained in a pedestrian accident.
The struggle to develop one unified vision while maintaining individual campus identities was evident at a University of North Georgia strategic planning town hall meeting.
Gainesville City Schools students will be in class an extra day next month to replace time missed due to snow and ice.
Omar Espinoza works the night shift at Mayfield Dairy Farms.
Having access to online technology is changing how teachers and students interact, but a local school is testing how it can change the professional teaching environment as well.
Farmer Tommy Blackstock has noticed the cattle on his farm aren't eating quite like they should.
Kya Nicholson wasn't shy about showing off some of her new dance moves.
Chestatee High School senior Dennis Head already has a clear plan for the next eight years of his life.
The temperature was cool outside, but it was hot, hot, hot inside Wednesday evening at the University of North Georgia men's basketball game.
What does it take to be a STAR student? Intelligence, tenacity, persistence, grit and a stick-to-it-iveness that will get them through the four years of high school being at the top of their game academically.